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ANYONE RECALL THAT WE HAD GERMAN IN THE US ARMY DURING WW2??? STOP THE INSANITY!
11/06/09 | unknown

Posted on 11/06/2009 4:20:09 PM PST by American Dream 246

I was wondering - I was born in France - may be in France they had german in the military since they love loosing wars and surrender but I was wondering if we had german in the US Army during world war 2 - did they have german in the english Army?

Just saying..

The enemy is within and even our own army does not ahve the courage to acknowledge that THE ENEMY IS WITHIN.

FREAKING POLITICAL CORRECTNESS!!! I AM SICK OF THAT.

And soo soo sad. A 21 year old PRAGNET woman, just coming back from Irak, DIED YESTERDAY BECAUSE WE LET MUSLIM - THE ENEMY - IN THE US ARMY!!!

THIS HAS TO STOP!

THE INSANITY HAS TO STOP!!! WE ARE AT WAR AND WE CARE MORE ABOUT THE ENEMY THAT FOR OUR OWN MILITARY.

THIS HAS TO STOP!!!


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1 posted on 11/06/2009 4:20:09 PM PST by American Dream 246
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To: American Dream 246
Yes. We had many German Americans in the armed forces in WWII. Eisenhower comes to mind...
2 posted on 11/06/2009 4:21:54 PM PST by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: American Dream 246

My grandfather was one generation removed from germany and served in europe.


3 posted on 11/06/2009 4:22:23 PM PST by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: American Dream 246

We had Japanese-Americans in the army, but put them in the European theater.

Hitler’s brother was in the US Navy...in the Pacific theater, I believe.

I know what you’re saying though, and I agree.


4 posted on 11/06/2009 4:22:28 PM PST by gaijin
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To: American Dream 246

And we had Japanese


5 posted on 11/06/2009 4:22:39 PM PST by clamper1797 (Would you hold my hand ... If I saw you in heaven ... to my angel in heaven)
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To: American Dream 246

Actually, we probably did have Germans in the US Army. Japanese too.

But we didn’t have any Nazis in the US Army.


6 posted on 11/06/2009 4:22:47 PM PST by marron
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To: American Dream 246

There were a mumber of native Germans who served in the US military in WW2. The most famous was Henry Kissinger (OK, he was Jewish, but still German).


7 posted on 11/06/2009 4:23:01 PM PST by Parmenio
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To: April Lexington

Nimitz?


8 posted on 11/06/2009 4:23:31 PM PST by Tallguy ("The sh- t's chess, it ain't checkers!" -- Alonzo (Denzel Washington) in "Training Day")
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To: American Dream 246

Seeing that the US population in some states was almost 1/3 - 1/2 German, it’s a good bet.


9 posted on 11/06/2009 4:24:54 PM PST by VanDeKoik (Iran doesnt have a 2nd admendment. Ya see how that turned out?)
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To: American Dream 246

Ah yes... French Surrender Monkeys.


10 posted on 11/06/2009 4:25:10 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: marron
You are RIGHT! I asked the question the wrong way. I should have said: did we have NAZIS in the US Army. Sorry...
11 posted on 11/06/2009 4:25:37 PM PST by American Dream 246
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To: April Lexington
My Dad comes to mind.

Third Infantry Division, from North Africa to Italy, Southern France to Nuremberg.

The dirty little secret is that Americans of German descent are the largest minority population in the United States. How come nobody knows this? Because we aren't anything but Americans, first-, -last, or anything else.

12 posted on 11/06/2009 4:26:51 PM PST by FredZarguna (It looks just like a Telefunken U-47. In leather.)
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To: American Dream 246

I think some are missing the larger picture here. No one is advocating banning Arabs from military service, but Muslims on the other hand is a political ideology as well as a religion. They do not believe in separation of church and state.


13 posted on 11/06/2009 4:27:41 PM PST by Soothesayer9
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To: clamper1797

We also had functioning taboos which progressives’ political correctness has destroyed. Without taboos which establish patriotism’s ideals which allow the soldiers to manage the traitors in their midst, we get Islamokillers like Hassan in high positions where they can do great evil because political correctness prevents calling thejihadi what he is, a soldier of the enemy serving the demon allah.


14 posted on 11/06/2009 4:27:54 PM PST by MHGinTN (Obots, believing they cannot be deceived, it is impossible to convince them when they are deceived.)
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To: April Lexington

True. Eisenhower is said to have stated before he set foot on German soil after the surrender “never thought an Eisenhower would come back here after 25 years”.

If anyone read (or saw) Band of Brothers, the US Army caught a couple of Americans of German descent who fought for the SS.

Of course, we all know what Lt. Spears did to them (wink)


15 posted on 11/06/2009 4:29:01 PM PST by max americana (i)
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To: VanDeKoik

A lot of people of german descent in the midwest at that time. My Grandfather was born in Wisconsin and lived in Michigan when he shipped out to Europe.


16 posted on 11/06/2009 4:29:01 PM PST by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: American Dream 246

http://myspace.vtap.com/video/West+Point+Trains+More+Muslims+Than+Before/CL0021607000_2e165473c This is from 2006.


17 posted on 11/06/2009 4:29:50 PM PST by spectre (Spectre's wife ) (O no you can't)
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To: American Dream 246

The US had interment camps for the German and Japanese in the WWII. I don’t think that’s a good idea, though. Conservatives fight for color-blind policy, both positive (against affirmative action) or negative (against discrimination) versions.


18 posted on 11/06/2009 4:30:14 PM PST by paudio (Road to hell is paved by unintended consequences of good intentions)
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To: American Dream 246
My father was in the US Army, and was in the European theater. The family left Berlin in 1938.

ML/NJ

19 posted on 11/06/2009 4:31:10 PM PST by ml/nj
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To: FredZarguna

Another dirty secret is the fact there were also German internment camps in the USA.


20 posted on 11/06/2009 4:31:29 PM PST by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: American Dream 246

You point is taken, though.

The japanese who served were desperate to prove that they were loyal Americans, and they served heroically.

We’ve lost the ability to tell the difference between people who love America, and people who hate it. You’re not allowed to notice that the haters hate us. “Are you impugning their patriotism?” Yes, I am.

Why didn’t anyone take notice of the fact that this guy hated America? They didn’t want to single him out as a muslim? Fine, I get that. How about singling him out as a guy who hated America, and wanted the jihadists to win? How about singling him out as a freak who got excited when a maniac attacked an American recruiting station?


21 posted on 11/06/2009 4:33:00 PM PST by marron
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To: American Dream 246

My family is part German. I had a great uncle who was killed when his boat carrying supplies to Russia from the U.S. was sunk by a German U-Boat.

You are confused. Ethnicity or ancestry has much less of a tie on someone’s loyalties than their religion. Islam is a religion, a belief system, independent of someone’s genetics and ancestry. Look at the wannabe white terrorists who have taken Muslim names as an example of the flaw in your rant.


22 posted on 11/06/2009 4:33:13 PM PST by coconutt2000 (NO MORE PEACE FOR OIL!!! DOWN WITH TYRANTS, TERRORISTS, AND TIMIDCRATS!!!! (3-T's For World Peace))
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To: spectre

“As for the military being multicultural. It’s been that way for a long time.”
“That’s not the problem. It is a very good thing that the military is multicultural. The problem is when it indulges in multiculturism!”
The fifth column formed out of the unholy alliance between radical Islam and the American left is now entrenched in the White House and throughout our government. And in matters like the Muslim jihadist Major Hasan our military is its captive.

The Fort Hood massacre is the first of the preventable atrocities we have been warning about on our websites since 9/11 — the atrocities which are apparently necessary for Americans to wake up to the threat that confronts us. We have a vast internal threat in this country in the form of this unholy alliance between the anti-American Left and radical Islam – whose Muslim Brotherhood network extends through our universities, our government and our military. It is “politically incorrect” to recognize this fact. http://newsrealblog.com/2009/11/06/our-brain-dead-country/


23 posted on 11/06/2009 4:34:54 PM PST by anglian
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To: FredZarguna

You got it right, friend. We left Germany behind when the boat left the dock in Hamburg. Plus, many, many Massachusetts Puritans are of Anglo and Saxon descent. THIS is the shining city on a hill. Not Germany with all of its problems...


24 posted on 11/06/2009 4:35:01 PM PST by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: spectre

Reply meant for orig poster , sorry.


25 posted on 11/06/2009 4:36:41 PM PST by anglian
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To: American Dream 246

Have you been to Arlington Cemetery? I have. When I last went, I saw a number of Muslim symbols carved on the graves of young men who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan. If I remember the section, I would tell you. I was surprised to see these symbols. I am not saying there were hundreds but there were enough to make me remember.

An extremist religion did not kill these young men yesterday. A crazed gunman, who should not have been serving and should have been removed from service, did.

Just saying.


26 posted on 11/06/2009 4:37:07 PM PST by merry10
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To: April Lexington
Having said all that... I think the military must ban active Muslims from its ranks. Their religion suggests they MUST attack us. Why are we so surprised when they do? We have a voluntary military and those in the military cannot think a globe dominated by Islam is good for the United States. Conflict of interest.
27 posted on 11/06/2009 4:37:19 PM PST by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: April Lexington
That's funny! I grew up in a Midwestern area where everyone was of German ancestry. Our family alone had 14 men various armed forces and several of the women served as nurses. All of them volunteered to serve for the duration.

There were so many Germans in my home town that if they didn't serve there would have been no army.

28 posted on 11/06/2009 4:37:20 PM PST by An Old Man (Use it up, Wear it out, Make it do, or Do without.)
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To: American Dream 246

Sure we had Germans in the US Army. They just were not running around giving the Fascist salute and trying to persuade their fellow soldiers to become Nazis.


29 posted on 11/06/2009 4:37:58 PM PST by Zman516 (socialists & muslims -- satan's useful idiots.)
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To: American Dream 246
There were Japanese in the army that fought harder than their buddies because they had something to prove. There were Germans in all branches. Most left politics behind and fought for freedom. Muslims are fighting for oppression.
30 posted on 11/06/2009 4:38:30 PM PST by mountainlion (concerned conservative.)
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To: VanDeKoik
"Seeing that the US population in some states was almost 1/3 - 1/2 German, it’s a good bet."

Italians also.

31 posted on 11/06/2009 4:38:43 PM PST by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the next one...)
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To: April Lexington; American Dream 246

Yes, that is badly put. We had German Americans, but we didn’t have any Nazis. We didn’t enroll Nazis in our army and send them to medical school. We did not allow them to enlist and then send them to fight Nazis in Germany.


32 posted on 11/06/2009 4:38:53 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: April Lexington

There were a large number of German born soldiers in the American Army during World War II. Most of them were Jews. I worked for one. Kissinger was another. The guy I worked for had a thick Katzenjammer accent and I remember having lunch with some customers and he spoke about his experiences during “the war”. You could have heard a pin drop. Of course, he spent the war in the Pacific and in context, it became clear what he was talking about.

BTW, he started his career working for Norden some years after the war and his boss was a REAL German who spent the war designing bombsights for the Luftwaffe. He claimed he had a Norden bombsight on his desk during the entire war and wasn’t very impressed with it.

Some famous Germans aided the Allies, for instance Marlene Dietrich did USO tours and never set foot in Germany after 1939.


33 posted on 11/06/2009 4:39:43 PM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (The People have abdicated our duties; ... and anxiously hope for just two things: bread and circuses)
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To: cripplecreek
Yes, but you see the problem is, exposing them doesn't reveal AmeriKKKa to be a racist country, so, what's the point of talking about them?

Great man, FDR. Progressive, you see. Great man.

34 posted on 11/06/2009 4:40:16 PM PST by FredZarguna (It looks just like a Telefunken U-47. In leather.)
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To: Zman516
Sure we had Germans in the US Army. They just were not running around giving the Fascist salute and trying to persuade their fellow soldiers to become Nazis.

Actually some were but they ended up in internment camps and Americans got over their tolerance of the Bund in a big hurry.
35 posted on 11/06/2009 4:40:34 PM PST by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: American Dream 246

We also had a media that was generally on our side of the conflict.


36 posted on 11/06/2009 4:41:08 PM PST by Fresh Wind ("Prosperity is just around the corner." VP Charles Curtis, 1932)
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To: American Dream 246
Wait a minute, you cannot equate Ethnic heritage with a sick, twisted political ideology that masquerades as a religion....apples and oranges imo
37 posted on 11/06/2009 4:42:43 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Oath keepers + The NRA = FReeRepublic (.com baby))
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To: Zman516
This country used to encourage assimilation and let you
celebrate diversity on your own dime. Nowdays, it diversity
above unity. How about inclusive? I just love those buzzwords for emphasizing division.
38 posted on 11/06/2009 4:43:07 PM PST by jusduat (probably lost)
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To: American Dream 246

[they love loosing wars]

Did you mean to search for: they love losing wars


39 posted on 11/06/2009 4:44:21 PM PST by RetSignman (Townhalls ..."We have seen the Patriots and they are us")
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To: marron

Thank you :-)

And again, I truly apologize for saying german - I should have said NAZIS.. stupid me.

But what drives me nuts, is that it seems that THEY KNEW at least since 6 months that the guy was not a America lover.. they KNEW and did NOTHING! And now 12 great Americans are dead.

PC will kill us all.


40 posted on 11/06/2009 4:46:17 PM PST by American Dream 246
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To: April Lexington

Germans in the US Army, The Reihardts, 2 Generals that commanded Infantry Divisions in Germany. Eichenburger a 3 star in the Pacific, the list is long I’m sure. Gen. Bolte too. And that other German Guy, The Commander in Chief Franklin D. Roosevelt.


41 posted on 11/06/2009 4:46:37 PM PST by Bringbackthedraft (No 3rd Parties, the real winner will be the loser. A 3 party election needs a run off.)
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To: marron; American Dream 246
Actually, we probably did have Germans in the US Army. Japanese too. But we didn’t have any Nazis in the US Army.

Excellent way to put it.

There is room in the US Army for Jordanians, Egyptians, etc, PROVIDED there is strong evidence that they are NOT active Muslims. To the extent that somebody is a Muslim, then they are bound by their religion to be the enemy of all who choose not to submit to Islam.

Evidence that somebody is an active Muslim should be treated the same as evidence that somebody is an active member of the Communist Party, or a neo-Nazi organization.

42 posted on 11/06/2009 4:46:50 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (Public healthcare looks like it will work as well as public housing did.)
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To: American Dream 246

It is probably overboard to deny Muslims the chance to server, but to allow Anti-American Muslims, who rant against the US publicly, to remain in service, is simply insane.


43 posted on 11/06/2009 4:46:59 PM PST by Paradox (ObamaCare = Logan's Run ; There is no Sanctuary!)
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To: marron
But we didn’t have any Nazis in the US Army.

I'm pretty sure we had Nazi sympathizers in the Army. My father told me he had one Italian-American in his unit who would go on and prate about axis victories early in the war. (My father joined the NYNG in 1940 and was scheduled to be discharged early in 1942. How'd that work out for you, Dad?)

44 posted on 11/06/2009 4:47:46 PM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (The People have abdicated our duties; ... and anxiously hope for just two things: bread and circuses)
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To: April Lexington
We had a lot of Japanese Americans too. They were sent to fight in Europe, not the Pacific. For a reason.
45 posted on 11/06/2009 4:48:45 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: coconutt2000
3rd time I apologize for saying german versus nazi. Please.. My english may be confused but I am not. I am in a RAGE over what happened and that we could have stopped it months ago!
46 posted on 11/06/2009 4:49:27 PM PST by American Dream 246
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To: American Dream 246
German is an ethnicity. Japanese is an ethnicity. Islam is a religion. We have no say in our ethnicity. We can choose our religion in America. And that is where the problems begin. One of the bedrock foundations of our country is Freedom of Religion. We can not discriminate against someone based on their religion.

I understand people's desire to ban Muslims from military service. I believe it is a religion of hate that preaches murder and slavery. But we can not compromise who we are. If we do we have lost. We should do a better job of vetting the people we trust with our safety. The political correctness must stop. Military members who speak out against their country and mission are not fulfilling their oath to obey lawful orders. Obviously, they are not supposed to follow orders blindly, but when you root against your country you have no business in any position in our government. But we can not usurp our constitution for convenience, no matter how tempting. We have enough people trashing the constitution already.

47 posted on 11/06/2009 4:49:29 PM PST by Pan_Yan (All gray areas are fabrications.)
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To: Tallguy
Nimitz?

And also General Carl A. Spaatz, from a German immigrant family, commander of the Eighth Air Force in World War II.

48 posted on 11/06/2009 4:50:06 PM PST by Polybius
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To: Pan_Yan

US soldiers served safely shoulder to shoulder with Ethnic Japanese and Germans because they where not in a sworn death cult.


49 posted on 11/06/2009 4:51:04 PM PST by omega4179
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To: Mad Dawgg
Italians also.

My great grandfather came to America from Italy in 1913. He worked as a coal miner and small farmer in central Illinois When the war started, the FBI came to his house and seized a table radio with a shortwave band his kids had given him for his birthday and that he used to listen to opera, along with an old shotgun and a pair of binoculars.

He sent two sons to the war. One came back with his insides messed up after another guy jumped feet first into the hole where he was taking cover during a Japanese air raid. Then the military lost track of him and reported him to the family as M.I.A., until a couple of months later he turned up in a hospital stateside. The other one came home in a box, killed on the Cotentin penninsula seven days after D-Day.

50 posted on 11/06/2009 4:51:29 PM PST by Bubba Ho-Tep ("More weight!"--Giles Corey)
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